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Advance or Retreat? Constructing a Viable Policy Road Map for Renewables (Mostly Solar) in Wisconsin. Michael Vickerman Sustainability Summit, March 7, 2013 Milwaukee, Wisconsin. About RENEW Wisconsin. Advocates for state-level sustainable energy policies since 1991
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Sustainability Summit, March 7, 2013
Advocates for state-level sustainable energy policies since 1991
One of the architects of the state’s Renewable Energy Standard and ratepayer-funded public benefits program
Founded in 1991
Nonprofit – funding comes from grants, members
Over 250 members (businesses and individual)
An organized voice for renewable energy producers and purchasers
Sunny morning (10-21-11)
Aldo Leopold Legacy Center
Installer: H&H Solar
Rooftop - Osceola Middle School
Central Waters Brewing Company
PV, 20 kW, 2011
SHW 960 sq. ft., 2009
Town of Westport
1.8 MW solar field
360 kW array over parking deck
5 MW (2 turbines)
Full Spectrum Solar
Northwind 100 kW
Installer: Kettle View RE
Mt. Pleasant (Racine County)
3 MW, 2 turbines, Dec. 2012
Behind the meter
Solar Energy Power AssociationWashington, D.C. – On March 1, 2013, Georgia Power launched its Advanced Solar Initiative to grow solar resources in the state by opening the application process for distributed solar generation.
The Georgia Public Service Commission approved the program in November 2012, allowing the southeastern utility to acquire 45 MW of solar capacity via distributed generation and 60 MW via competitive RFP in both 2013 and 2014. When fully implemented, Georgia will benefit from an additional 210 MW of clean solar power under long-term contracts.
Kewaunee’s retirement will effectively negate the clean air and CO2 reduction benefits leveraged by Wisconsin’s Renewable Electricity Standard
Commentary: Wisconsin legislature weighs nuclear option for renewables
AB 34 introduced to allow nuclear to count towards Wisconsin’s 10% renewable requirement by 2015
“Only in Wisconsin will you find lawmakers who treat renewable energy as though it were radioactive.”
Has 25% RES by 2025
LEAVING MONEY ON THE TABLE!
(e.g., U.S. Army’s $7 billion RFP for clean energy, which completely bypassed Wisconsin)
Seek out approaches that:
www.dsireusa.org / April 2012
UT: limited to certain sectors
VA: see notes
AZ: limited to certain sectors
At least 21 states + PR authorize or allow 3rd-party solar PV PPAs
Authorized by state or otherwise currently in use, at least in certain jurisdictions within in the state
Apparently disallowed by state or otherwise restricted by legal barriers
Status unclear or unknown
Note: This map is intended to serve as an unofficial guide; it does not constitute legal advice. Seek qualified legal expertise before making binding financial decisions related to a 3rd-party PPA. See following slides for additional important information and authority references.
HostSolar Capacity (in MW)
All of Wisconsin 13
Ranked by Grid-Connected Cumulative Installed Capacity Through 2011
1 Capacity as of August 2012
Tables appear in U.S. Solar Market Trends, Interstate Renewable Energy Council, August 2012.
Wisconsin data provided by RENEW
- Chris Taylor (D-Madison)
WI Companies/Municipalities/Schools Supporting
On-Site Renewable Energy Installations
Epic Systems Johnson Controls
Organic ValleySC Johnson
Orion Energy Services Wigwam Mills
Dane County City of Beaver Dam
UW-Oshkosh Kohl’s Dept. Stores
GundersenHealth Systems Fort Atkinson Schools
Michael VickermanProgram and Policy Director 608.255.4044 email@example.com://renewwisconsin-blog.org/